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Nick Podkul Working Hard at First Base

April 29, 2022

Nick Podkul Working Hard at First Base

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Photo credit: Jaylynn Nash Prospect Nick Podkul is working hard at both phases of the game this season with Triple-A Buffalo. Podkul, who is playing more at first base these days is making continual adjustments to master his new role. After playing occasionally...

Cullen Large Putting Versatility on Display in Buffalo

April 21, 2022

Cullen Large Putting Versatility on Display in Buffalo

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Photo credit: milb.com Versatile prospect Cullen Large has returned to Buffalo for another season with the Blue Jays’ Triple-A affiliate. Large, who spent his entire 2021 season with Buffalo really enjoys the stadium and the atmosphere of the city....

Jason Leblebijian Finding Consistency

November 6, 2017

Jason Leblebijian Finding Consistency

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  Third baseman Jason Leblebijian made tremendous strides in both phases of his game with the Buffalo Bisons in 2017. Finishing the season with a .258/.323/.405 slash line with 22 doubles, four triples, and 11 home runs in 427 at-bats; was great to see from...

Jared Carkuff Enjoying Relieving Role

October 31, 2017

Jared Carkuff Enjoying Relieving Role

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  Right-handed pitcher Jared Carkuff put up impressive numbers in 2017. Finishing the year with a 1.17 WHIP, and an opponent batting average of .246 in 63 innings was a promising sign for the righty. Beginning his year with the Dunedin Blue Jays; Carkuff...

Tim Mayza Looking to Build Off 2017 Season

October 21, 2017

Tim Mayza Looking to Build Off 2017 Season

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  Left-handed pitcher Tim Mayza reached his childhood dream of pitching in the big leagues during the 2017 season. That dream took a lot of hard work to achieve, as Mayza has experienced some ups and downs during his minor league journey. Dealing with a few...

Kevin Pillar: From Bluefield to Blue Jays

August 16, 2013

Kevin Pillar: From Bluefield to Blue Jays

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By now, you’ve heard the underdog story of new Blue Jays left fielder Kevin Pillar. Taken by Toronto in the 32nd round of the 2011 Draft out of Division II Cal State Dominguez Hills, Pillar set a new Division II all-time record with a 54-game hit streak....